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Nursing at McMaster

Dean's Welcome

From Dr. Carolyn Byrne:

Carolyn Byrne

As you browse through this website, you will soon see that the School of Nursing at McMaster University is a dynamic, innovative and exciting place to learn and work.  As the Associate Dean, Health Sciences and Director of the School of Nursing, I am proud to lead this amazing school.  The website will give you an overview of all aspects of our school. 

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About Us

Our Vision, Our Values, Our Objectives …

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Meet Our Graduates

MUNSS: Nursing Students Society

Undergraduate Program:

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BScN Overview

Clinical Practice

Academic Advising - Current Students

BScN Non-academic Requirements

Specialty Program:

Leadership & Management Program

Graduate Program:

Graduate Program



Nurses: Researching tools of the future

Apr. 25, 17 - Computer technology is changing the landscape of health care delivery, but nurses aren’t just waiting for the technology to come to them. Many nurse scientists, including some at McMaster University, are actively involved in shaping the development of these tools of the future.

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Innovation and long term care

Apr. 24, 2017 - “We all want to help make people comfortable at the end of their life. It’s the humane thing to do. But how do you make it happen especially for those who have advanced dementia?” This question is at the heart of Dr. Sharon Kaasalainen's research...

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"All-hands-on-deck" approach could change diabetes care

Apr. 24, 2017 - One morning in March, McMaster Nursing Professor Dr. Diana Sherifali found her email in-box full of new messages. The reason? Overnight, international media outlets (Voice of America, the BBC, The National Post) had released stories about a research study promising a possible breakthrough in diabetes care.

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Carroll named acting Associate Dean of School of Nursing

Apr. 24, 2017 - Associate Professor of Nursing Sandra Carroll will be the acting Associate Dean of McMaster's School of Nursing (SON), beginning July 1.

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Alumni Reunion Day is June 3

The Classes of 1942, 1947, 1952, 1957, 1962 and 1967 will be celebrated this year. The special guest speaker for the day is Nursing grad, Miriam Stewart ’67. 

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School celebrates student award winners and donors

Mar. 29, 2017 - School of Nursing students who have made an extra commitment were recognized in a ceremony this week that celebrated 130 awards from the generosity of donors.

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Dr. Kirsten Culver wins MSU teaching award

Mar. 29, 2017 - Nursing professor Dr. Kirsten Culver brought home a McMaster Students Union (MSU) Teaching Award at a ceremony this month. Her colleagues Professor Tracey Jewiss and Dr. Peter Helli were also honoured and nominated by students for the annual award.

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